June 11, 2015

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CHANGE AND FEDERAL SALES ARE SYNONOMOUS
The U.S. General Services Administration (GSA) is systematically reviewing all Multiple Award Schedules (MAS) 75 contracts and they finally made their... [Read the rest of this article...]

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CALL-OUT FOR BOARD OF DIRECTORS NOMINATIONS
Dear Independent Stationers’ Shareholder: It is time to nominate individuals from within our membership to fill seats that will be vacated on t... [Read the rest of this article...]

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2016 CATALOG PROGRAM LAUNCHED – PLACE YOUR ORDER TODAY!
Last week, each dealership should have received a communication and electronic brochure featuring the details and benefits of our 2016 catalog program... [Read the rest of this article...]

MARKETING TOOLBOX UPDATED
We have new and updated information in the Marketing Toolbox. New/updated OPMA files with 3M, AAG and Avery have been posted. The new 2016 Catalog fil... [Read the rest of this article...]

HP IS CONTINUING THE “BEST DEAL IN PRINT” PROMOTION!
From now until June 30, 2015, you can save up to 50% OFF the estimated street price of any qualifying HP OfficeJet X MFP or printer! HP has created a ... [Read the rest of this article...]

IS BLOG – NEW AVERY REVIEW AVAILABLE TO READ!
We have a new product review for Avery up on our blog site! Check it out to see what product we reviewed and how it stood up to testing! http://indepe... [Read the rest of this article...]

MULTIPLE PROMOTIONS AVAILABLE FROM SMEAD – CHECK IT OUT!
Smead has six promotions available this quarter, three of them are effective April 1 through June 30, 2015, two are effective January 1 through June 3... [Read the rest of this article...]

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ASI PROMOTIONAL PRODUCTS WEBINAR JUNE 16 – REGISTER NOW!
Join us for this FREE informative webinar on Tuesday, June 16 at 2pm EDT. Melissa Swaim from ASI (Advertising Specialty Institute) will demonstrate ho... [Read the rest of this article...]

NEXT INTELLIWEB DIGITAL MARKETING WEBINAR JUNE 18 – REGISTER TODAY!
Independent Stationers recently launched a new, innovative, full-service digital marketing program called IntelliWeb. This digital marketing solution ... [Read the rest of this article...]

THE GOOGLE+ DEBACLE WEBINAR JUNE 30 – REGISTER TODAY!
Our next Spark Series Webinar features Google+. It’s an SEO playground, a content sharing mecca, a place to get your business found locally and ... [Read the rest of this article...]

MARK YOUR CALENDARS FOR EPIC 2015!
The Annual Meeting of Independent Stationers will be held this year in October in Las Vegas, Nevada.  IS will again team up with TriMega to hold... [Read the rest of this article...]

YE 2014_Q1 2015 UPDATE WEBINAR SLIDES POSTED
The slides from the power point shown during the recent Year End 2014 / First Quarter 2015 Update Webinars are now posted on the IS Web Site for those... [Read the rest of this article...]

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VENDOR PROMOTIONS POSTED
The following vendors have posted promotions and/or SPIFFs   
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VENDOR PRICE FILES POSTED
Vendor Document Library (VDL) Vendor related documents are posted to the Vendor Document Library.  It is restricted to only those dealer-users t... [Read the rest of this article...]

ALBA (ABA) NOW AN APPROVED VENDOR FOR GARMENT AND LITERATURE RACKS
Alba USA LLC is very excited to become an IS vendor, established in 1958 Alba's corproate HQ is in Paris France.  Alba is an Euopeoan market ... [Read the rest of this article...]

CHICAGO LIGHTHOUSE (ILC) NOW AN APPROVED VENDOR FOR CLOCKS
Chicago Lighthouse Industries is a state-of-the-art manufacturer of high quality products for the commercial and government markets. Lighthouse Indust... [Read the rest of this article...]

PAPERFLOW (PPR) NOW AN APPROVED VENDOR FOR STORAGE AND LITERATURE DISPLAYS
PaperFlow offers a wide range of the ultimate storage, presentation and organization solutions.   Contemporary solutions which perfectly fit... [Read the rest of this article...]

AEP INDUSTRIES (WBI, FOR WEBSTER) NOW AN APPROVED VENDOR FOR CAN LINERS
We are pleased to announce we have reached a contract arrangement with Webster, a division of AEP Industries, a leader in our industry in the can line... [Read the rest of this article...]

360 ATHLETICS (AHL) NOW APPROVED VENDOR FOR SPORTS EQUIPMENT
360 Athletics is the Canadian industry leader in sports equipment distribution. Established more than 40 years ago, 360 Athletics now provides distrib... [Read the rest of this article...]

DIAL PROFESSIONAL (DPR) NOW AN APPROVED VENDOR FOR CLEANING & SKIN CARE
When it comes to the professional marketplace, Dial® is a known and trusted brand that inspires a special sense of comfort and confidence with bus... [Read the rest of this article...]

CHAMPS - IT'S NOT JUST FOR HEALTHCARE ANYMORE!
You can put ANY type of business on the CHAMPS program! That's right - any type of business will be accepted by CHAMPS to become a member.  ... [Read the rest of this article...]

NATIONAL, REGIONAL, STATEWIDE OPPORTUNITIES - THERE IS AN ANSWER THAT DOES NOT INCLUDE A BIG BOX
Accounts that were once reserved for the big boxes due to multiple locations and consistency have an answer - and that is Independent Stationers Natio... [Read the rest of this article...]